HMS Fishery Performance

HMS fishery performance, 2010 – 2019

HMS landings and revenue compared to other species groups

The graph below shows ex-vessel revenue by species groups over the last 10 years. For HMS this has varied from $36 million to $55 million during this period. This equates to between 6% and 8% of total ex-vessel revenue from all species.

Inflation-adjusted ex-vessel revenue by species group.

Landings and ex-vessel revenue by HMS FMP species

North Pacific albacore tuna

In 2019 albacore landings totaled 7,583 metric tons compared to 6,951 metric tons in 2018 while ex-vessel revenue was $27,828,678 and $24,931,455 respectively.

North Pacific albacore landings, mt (left), and revenue, current dollars, $1,000s (right).

Swordfish

In 2019 swordfish landings totaled 321 metric tons compared to 548 metric tons in 2018 while ex-vessel revenue was $1,677,791 and 2,668,279 respectively.

Swordfish landings, mt (left), and revenue, current dollars, $1,000s (right).

Tunas (other than albacore)

In 2019 landings of bigeye, bluefin, skipjack, and yellowfin tunas totaled 1,350 metric tons compared to 3,221 metric tons in 2018.

Landings of tunas, excluding albacore, metric tons.

In 2019 bigeye, bluefin, skipjack, and yellowfin tuna ex-vessel revenues totaled $6,025,859 compared to $7,073,050 metric tons in 2018.

Inflation-adjusted ex-vessel revenue from landings of tunas other than albacore.

Sharks

In 2019 landings of common thresher and shortfin mako sharks totaled 90 metric tons compared to 74 metric tons in 2018.
Landings of common thresher and shortfin mako sharks, metric tons

In 2019 ex-vessel revenue from common thresher and shortfin mako sharks totaled $137,962 compared to $125,615 in 2018.
Inflation adjusted ex-vessel revenue from common thresher and shortfin mako sharks.

Landings and participation by fishery

Participation (number of vessels)

For this 10-year period the annual average numbers of vessels participting in these fisheries are DGN: 20, Harpoon: 16, Pelagic longline: 14, Purse Seine: 10, Surface Hook-and-Line Fishery for Albacore: 608.

No of vessels making HMS landings by fishery type.

Surface hook-and-line fishery for albacore

Inflation adjusted ex-vessel revenue in 2019 was $26,670,704 compared to $24,842,212 in 2018.

Inflation adjusted ex-vessel revenue by the surface fishery for North Pacific albacore.

Large mesh drift gillnet fishery

Inflation adjusted ex-vessel revenue in 2019 was $382,213 compared to $848,671 in 2018.

Inflation adjusted ex-vessel revenue by the large mesh drift-gillnet fishery.

Pelagic longline fishery

Inflation adjusted ex-vessel revenue in 2019 was $5,817,785 compared to $6,109,164 in 2018.

Inflation adjusted ex-vessel revenue by the pelagic longline fishery.

HMS purse seine fishery

Inflation adjusted ex-vessel revenue in 2019 was $633,195 compared to $2,426,006 in 2018.

Inflation adjusted ex-vessel revenue by the purse seine fishery for HMS.

Harpoon fishery

Inflation adjusted ex-vessel revenue in 2019 was $5,817,785 compared to $124,270 in 2018.

Inflation adjusted ex-vessel revenue by the harpoon fishery for swordfish.